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栗木達介作 銀緑彩文扁壺
Vase with Silver-Painted Linear Design

Artist:
Kuriki Tatsusuke (Japanese, 1943–2013)
Period:
Shōwa period (1926–89)
Date:
1988
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Stoneware with paper-resist slip decoration and thin silver glaze
Dimensions:
H. 11 in. (27.9 cm); W. 8 in. (20.3 cm); D. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Gift of Halsey and Alice North, 2017
Accession Number:
2017.166.6
Not on view
Kuriki Tatsusuke developed an interest in ceramic sculpture as a student at the Kyoto City University of Arts, where he earned a degree in 1966 and returned to teach in 1984. During the final decade of his life, one of his main pursuits was a silver-and-green series, in which he explored the use of wide interlacing bands of silver on round, slightly asymmetrical forms.
Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., New York, NY - 01/02/2002

Halsey and Alice North , New York (until 2017; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Japanese Bamboo Art: The Abbey Collection," June 13, 2017–February 4, 2018.

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